Benjamin Sutton

From working at the dollar store to exhibiting at the museum next door: artist Didier William returns to Miami

The Haitian-American artist’s largest retrospective to date, staged at the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami, is in the very neighbourhood where he grew up

In pictures: journey back in time through the Everglades

An exhibition in Miami of historic photographs marks the 75th anniversary of the founding of Florida’s famous Everglades National Park

Gagosian showing new Amoako Boafo work in Miami before hosting his first New York solo show

The Ghanaian painter and market darling has not formally joined the world’s biggest gallery—for now

Collectorsinterview

'I've missed out on works simply by answering an email a little too late': collector Beth Rudin DeWoody on the art she regrets not buying

Art patron owns the West Palm Beach exhibition space The Bunker, which displays works from her 10,000-strong collection

Frieze reveals details of its largest Los Angeles fair to date, with 124 galleries landing at Santa Monica Airport

The fair will take over the west Los Angeles airfield, with strong cohorts of local galleries, international megas and Korean dealers

Records for rising stars and women artists power an otherwise subdued Sotheby’s New York contemporary art evening sale

The firm’s contemporary and “The Now” evening auctions totalled a combined $314.9m and notched new best prices for Barbara Kruger, Betye Saar and Elizabeth Peyton

Record-breaking Mondrian leads an evening of mixed results at Sotheby’s marquee Modern art sales in New York

The auction house held a competitive, white-glove single-owner sale and a lacklustre modern art sale on Monday night

Banksy creates mural on bombed out building in Ukraine

The secretive artist apparently created a stencil of a gymnast amid the wreckage of a building in a city northwest of Kyiv

Manhattan district attorney returns 187 artefacts tied to disgraced dealer Subhash Kapoor to Pakistan

The objects associated with Kapoor, along with another five pieces returned to Pakistan, were cumulatively valued at $3.4m

US National Gallery of Art gifted $10m to fund acquisitions of works by women

The programme's launch follows the recent acquisition of a painting by 16th-century Mannerist Lavinia Fontana and a polychrome statue by 17th-century sculptor Luisa Roldán

Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, DC picks architects for major revamp of its building and plaza

The renovation, to be executed in part by the architecture firm that designed the building’s original construction in 1974, comes after a contentious project to renovate its sculpture garden

Rubell Museum DC opens in former school, with a mission to champion ‘the unique role of artists as teachers’

Collectors Don and Mera Rubell, who also operate a museum in Miami, have added a major contemporary art space to the US capital’s cultural offerings

Ye must pay: Miami art space sues artist formerly known as Kanye West for overdue rent

Surface Area, an art and retail showroom in Miami’s Design District, says the embattled artist owes $145,813 for a month-long rental

Divorcing collectors to sell Old Masters trove at Sotheby’s in New York, led by $25m early Rubens

Ten works from the collection of Mark Fisch and Rachel Davidson will be on offer during the Master’s Week sales in January

Rodney Graham, influential Canadian conceptual artist with a wry sense of humour, has died, aged 73

After coming up among the Vancouver School’s photo-conceptualists, Graham struck out on his own singular, irreverent pursuits

After San Francisco museum acquires Canaletto painting in pre-auction deal, Christie’s marquee Getty sale brings in $79.4m

A Japanese museum made a major purchase during an evening auction that also saw strong results for a diminutive dog portrait and enormous bird statues

Yayoi Kusama and Kiki Smith to create giant mosaics for new Manhattan train station

The 700,000 sq. ft Grand Central Madison, being built beneath Grand Central Terminal, will be home to permanent installations by the renowned artists

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s head of security is running for statewide office in Massachusetts

Anthony Amore, who has overseen security at the Gardner for 17 years, is running as a Republican to be the Bay State’s auditor

Biden re-establishes presidential arts committee whose members resigned en masse over Trump’s response to Charlottesville riots

Trump had dissolved the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities following members’ mass resignation in 2017

In aftermath of Hurricane Ian's destruction, West Florida art institutions begin to pick up the pieces

While some museums and art spaces escaped largely unscathed—thanks to a mix of thorough preparation and meteorological luck—others in the most devastated areas remain unreachable

Chrissie Iles and Meg Onli will curate the 2024 Whitney Biennial

After a 2022 Biennial curated entirely in-house, the Whitney has selected one staff member, Iles, and an independent curator, Onli, to organise the exhibition’s 81st edition

Florida museums close as Hurricane Ian bears down on state’s west coast

Museums between Tampa Bay and Naples face the greatest risk, with a storm surge expected to exceed 10ft in some parts of the region when the hurricane makes landfall

A fixture of the Washington, DC scene becomes its newest contemporary art museum

After nearly 50 years as the Arlington Arts Center, a non-profit space just across the river from DC is being reborn as the Museum of Contemporary Art Arlington

After 26 years, Guggenheim discontinues prestigious $100,000 Hugo Boss Prize

The biannual award was first given in 1996 to Matthew Barney, and in the years since has honoured some of contemporary art’s biggest names

Lucas Museum delays opening until 2025, reveals acquisitions including Ernie Barnes and John Singer Sargent works

The $1bn institution founded by Star Wars creator George Lucas and his wife, Starbucks chairwoman Mellody Hobson, is taking its futuristic shape in Los Angeles’s Exposition Park

The Carnegie International takes on the era of US superpower

Works in the 58th Carnegie International range from an exploration of America’s geopolitical influence to a tree that owns the plot of land it occupies in Pittsburgh

Awardsnews

Artist, writer and choreographer Ralph Lemon wins Whitney Museum’s coveted Bucksbaum Award

The prize, given to one artist in every edition of the Whitney Biennial, comes with a $100,000 check

US non-profits have supported more than 130 Ukrainian artists impacted by Russia’s war with emergency and resiliency grants

PEN America’s Artists at Risk Connection, with funds from the Frankenthaler and Warhol foundations, has given more than $180,000 in grants to help affected artists with emergency needs and to keep practising

Jenny Holzer projection takes over Rockefeller Center in support of freedom of expression

The renowned conceptual artist’s latest public art piece, a collaboration with PEN America, comes after after shocking attacks on authors and journalists in the US

Québec City museum picks design for $42.5m new pavilion devoted to Jean-Paul Riopelle

The Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec has selected Montreal-based firm Les Architectes Fabg to design a pavilion to house its collection of Riopelle works, the largest in the world